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dic·tion·ar·y

dictionary

 
pronunciation:
dIk sh neI ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: dictionaries
definition 1: a reference work that contains a list of words of a particular language, usu. in alphabetical order and supplemented with information about the spelling, pronunciation, and meaning of each word.
 
definition 2: the electronic form of such a list of words, often without meanings or other information.
The word processor has a dictionary that only provides correct spellings.
definition 3: a book that contains information on a specific group or class of words or subjects.
a legal dictionary
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-ary2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person, thing, or place associated with